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  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    An amphibious tractor ventured into Standedge Tunnel recently to clear a blockage that built up during the recent floods, according to the UK Canal & River Trust. The unusual work, which required the help of a specialist mining consultant, took two days to complete. A hydraulic bucket on the front of the amphibious dredger, known as […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes arrived in the River Mersey on Sunday, 1 May, ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. Produced by leading Chinese manufacturer ZPMC, which also supplied the five ship-to-shore cranes already on site, these six are the first of 12 required for phase 1 […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand and Myanmar have signed an agreement to create a joint venture for developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar, which will draw capital from investors from Japan as well as other countries. Prime Minister’s Office Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan expects that Dawei SEZ Development Co. Ltd., the joint venture tasked with developing the Dawei SEZ […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR), DEME’s subsidiary specialised in deep sea harvesting, has introduced the nodule collector ‘Patania II’. The pre-protoype is the successor of the tracked soil testing device ‘Patania I’, which was successfully tested during a 2017 expedition in the Central Pacific Ocean. The ‘Patania II’ integrates the track design of the first […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Vox Amalia successfully started its first project this week. At Den Helder, the Netherlands, the brand-new vessel is reinforcing the coastline by placing more than 3.5 million cubic meters of sand in a deep trench just off the coast. The contract was awarded by Rijkswaterstaat, the operational arm […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The twelfth caisson for Aberdeen Harbor’s expansion project arrived in Aberdeen today, following a 48-hour journey from storage in the Cromarty Firth.  The caisson forms part of the north-facing Castlegate Quay, which is 540 meters long, and will support the international shipping industry, and sectors including renewables and decommissioning.   The caisson is approximately 51-meters […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a message delivered to a group of state leaders touring the Port of Mobile recently, Alabama Senator Richard Shelby detailed the importance of expanding Alabama’s only deep-water port, Yellowhammer News reports. “The deepening and the widening of the Port of Mobile is a once-in-a-lifetime economic development opportunity,” Senator Shelby said. “This project has the […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Connecticut Institute for Resilience & Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will organize a workshop on putting living shorelines projects into practice. Sea-level rise and storms are increasing erosion and inundation of coastal wetlands across New England and threaten property and valuable natural resources. The term “living shoreline” […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract option in the amount of $2.2 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for dredging of additional reaches of the Matagorda Ship Channel in Matagorda and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.9 million cubic yards of dredged material from […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Prime Minister the Rt Hon David Cameron popped into the Port of Tyne last week. Accompanied by Martin Callanan MEP, the Prime Minister took in a bird’s eye view of the Port from the top of a 70m high container shipping crane. The new gantry crane, costing £6m, was installed at the end of […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    After more than a decade of planning and construction across three square miles of development, DP World London Gateway deep-sea port is now open, providing British exporters and importers with a more efficient way to ship globally, at less cost. The ‘MOL Caledon’ was welcomed by DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Vice Chairman […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Reclamation, along with the Bureau of Land Management and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, have announced a draft Environmental Assessment/Initial Study (EA/IS) and a public meeting for the Trinity River Restoration Program’s (TRRP) proposed Deep Gulch and Sheridan Creek Rehabilitation Project. The project is scheduled for implementation in the […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Marine Resources is about to hold a public hearing on a proposal to dredge Beals Harbor and Pig Island Gut Channel. Following the town of Beals request for maintenance dredging, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of clay, silt, and sand will be removed from the 10-foot anchorage in Beals Harbor. The project consists of a […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Grobarczyk, together with the Governor of the Region of Pomerania, Dariusz Drelich, visited Port of Gdansk last week. During the meeting with the minister, the port officials presented the latest port development plans, including expansion of the port and its capacity with other deep-water transshipment quays and […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £1.5 million dredging campaign to clear the shipping channels and berths at the Port of Milford Haven has been completed. The work is an essential part of ensuring the waters leading to and around the terminals on the river remain deep enough for some of the larger ships that use them. Nearly 180,000 tonnes […]

  • 1 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    With the new year ahead of us, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular posts from 2015. Van Oord, Boskalis to Build Artificial Island Off Jakarta Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. DEME Bags Major Contract in Singapore  Dredging […]

  • 25 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks yesterday to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has entered a new phase at one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey for Liverpool2 – the Port of Liverpool’s landmark deep water container terminal. Specialist rock drilling equipment will provide sockets for 329 tubular steel piles weighing in at 47 tonnes each. The […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The floating dry dock, 165 x 35 meter in dimension, broke loose from its mooring at the southern quay of Oresund DryDocks premises in Landskrona on the 27th of November 2011. The dock drifted in an eastern direction towards bay of Lundåkra, due to the high sea water level occurring at that day it passed […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The proposed deep sea port facility for Port Bonython has been declared a major development. Infrastructure Minister Patrick Conlon said a rigorous environmental assessment process could now formally commence to progress a proposal to construct a privately funded, bulk commodities deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. “This proposal aims to further cement South Australia’s […]

  • 14 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Banana Enterprises Limited is currently engaged in the development and expansion of its port facility in Big Creek. The Port of Big Creek is now seeking to improve its product offering by upgrading existing facilities, onshore and offshore, in an effort to balance the pendulum of capacity and demand. These upgrades and expansions include the […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Glavgosexpertiza of Russia – the Main Department of State Expertise – recently issued a positive opinion on the proposal to build the Utrenny terminal, a facility for transshipment of LNG and stable gas condensate in the Gulf of Ob of the Kara Sea. According to the officials, the company has considered the design documentation for […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff executed a modification to the West Fork San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal contract June 7, 2019, to dredge an additional 497,400 cubic yards of material that was deposited in the mouth of the San Jacinto River from Hurricane Harvey. “This contract modification will ensure a […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Portland District is seeking public comment on the Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old Mouth Cowlitz River and Upstream Entrance to Oregon Slough. “The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the […]